Tag: Cincinnati Review
meditation: william stafford
This time last year found me writing about meditation in a blog post for the Cincinnati Review, about its place in both the writing and personal life. It’s one of those concepts and practices that gets lost under human error and flash, much like good poems often get lost in the error and flash of…
new microreview & interview at the CR blog!
Just a quick post to share my latest and last microreview & interview for the Cincinnati Review blog! This time around I spend time with Jennifer Givhan’s Landscape With Headless Mama (Pleiades Press). I’ve had a blast writing for the CR blog and plan to continue the microreview & interviews here on the Influence (check out…
new prose poems & #poetsofinstagram news!
Just a quick post to announce the release of the latest issue of Pretty Owl Poetry which features three prose poems of mine from a new project. This issue includes stellar work from Ellen McGrath Smith, Chelsea Tadeyeske, and Trish Hopkinson among other great contributions. Special thanks to Kelly Lorraine Andrews, Gordan Buchan, and everyone…
new #poetsofinstagram interview!
Just a quick post to share my latest interview in my #poetsofinstagram series over at the Cincinnati Review blog! Read it here. This time around @colette.lh shares some of her stunning work as well as insights into what motivates and inspires her writing. Be sure to check out my own @poetryamano account, a poetry project focused…
storying with rochelle hurt
In my recent microreview & interview of Rochelle Hurt’s In Which I Play the Runaway , I discussed how the idea of “narrative inheritance” is central to the collection, working as a background to be subverted and challenged via the themes of the physical body and the conceptual runaway. What this means is that the collection is…
new CR blog microreview & interview!
Just a quick post to share my latest microreview & interview up now at the Cincinnati Review blog! This time around I focus on Rochelle Hurt’s second collection, In Which I Play the Runaway (Barrow Street Press). I’ll be sharing a poem from this collection on Friday. Stay tuned! For now, enjoy the review. See you…
new interview series for the CR blog!
Just a quick post to share my new interview series for the Cincinnati Review blog focused on #poetsofinstagram! The interviews in this series will range from poets who work with erasure/blackout poetry and found poems, to poets who combine their own artwork with their text. These interviews will focus on the writing itself as well…
new CR blog post & instagram project!
Happy to share my latest post for the Cincinnati Review blog, a microreview & interview of Leah Poole Osowski’s Hover Over Her! In this microreview, I discuss Osowski’s work via “the poetics of suddenness.” * Also, I wanted to share a new Instagram poetry project I’ve started entitled poetryamano (poetry by hand). This account will focus on sharing…
new poems up at Gris-Gris & new CR post!
Just a quick post to announce the release of the latest issue of Gris-Gris, which includes my poems “The Ladder” and “Clock Affirmations.” “The Ladder” is dedicated to my friend Christine Maloy whose passing is also commemorated in my second chapbook, Corpus Christi Octaves. This issue also includes work by Alejandro Escudé, Kristen Jackson, and Stanley Rubin among…
* new CR blog post!
Quick post to announce my latest “What’s Poetry Got to Do with It?” column for the Cincinnati Review blog. Check out as I make connections between poetry and tarot. Warrior princess, Xena, is said to make an appearance. See you Friday! José